TEVETA Develops a Strategy for Youth Employability Skills
January 20, 2024 at 10:5
The TEVETA Board Chairperson, Ms. Ngoza Nkwabilo has said the Authority will continue to promote skills development in line with Government 's policy on skills enhancement as an alternative for job creation. She said TEVET A plays a critical role in skills development and fostering entrepreneurship opportunities for the citizens and will continue working with various stakeholders.
Speaking during the Validation Workshop for TEVETA Institutional Capacity Development Strategy for 2024-2026, Ms. Nkwabilo commended the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the European Union(EU) for the partnership in skills development ... Read more
Zambia Starts WorldSkills Africa Skills Competition Preparations
January 19, 2024 at 10:35
A team of officials from African Union Development Agency -New Partnership for Africa's Development (AUDA-NEPAD) and WorldSkills International (WSI) is in Zambia to help Zambia adequately prepare for WorldSkills Africa Skills Competition in Livingstone, which will equip youths with relevant skills for employability and job creation.
President Hakainde Hichilema has expressed gratitude to the AU-that Zambia won the bid to host the WorldSkills Africa 2025 Competition in the tourist capital Livingstone. The Head of State said vocational education, training and capacity building are key to Zambia’s development and that is why through the Constituency ... Read more
Partnerships key in developing skills for employability, job creation – Minister
December 22, 2023 at 13:52
Minister of Technology and Science Honourable FELIX MUTATI has disclosed that in 2023, more than 14, 000 out-of-school youths, Micro- Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) and informal sector operators have benefited from the Skills Empowerment Programme.
Mr. Mutati said Government recognizes the importance of private sector participation in economic development and developing relevant skills for improved productivity and competitiveness among out-of-school youths, SMSMEs and informal sector operators.
Speaking at the TEVETA end of year media breakfast in Lusaka, Mr. Mutati said the informal sector was one of the biggest employers where entrep ... Read more
PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema commissions Sesheke Trades Training Institute…to bring skills closer to the people
November 22, 2023 at 14:12
WITH more than 300 kilometres from Mongu and 190 kilometres from Livingstone, Sesheke youths had limited access to skills training facilities to acquire hands-on and entrepreneurial skills to effectively participate in socio-economic activities. The commissioning of Sesheke Trades Training Institute by President Hakainde Hichilema therefore brings skills development and auxiliary economic activities stimulated by a skilled workforce closer to the people of Sesheke and surrounding areas.
Speaking during the official opening of the trades training institutes, the President urged youths who will acquire skills at the institution to be utilized ... Read more
St. Mawaggali conferred with Centre of Excellence Status
November 22, 2023 at 11:58
THE Government has put a high premium on quality skills for enhanced employability, job creation and youth empowerment. Quality skills development is vital to make the country a competitive investment destination and an efficiency productive hub in the region.
Establishment of Centres of Excellence (CoE) is one of the approaches Government is using to boost quality technical education, vocational and entrepreneurship training (TEVET). Centres of Excellence are places where exceptional quality training takes place that supply right skilled human capital for both the public and private sectors. They (CoE) promote collaboration and provide leadership, best pra ... Read more